By Nicholas Stevenson
`Culture' and `citizenship' are of the main hotly contested strategies within the social sciences. What are the relationships among them? This booklet explores the problems of inclusion and exclusion, the marketplace and coverage, rights and duties, and the definitions of electorate and non-citizens. noticeable issues investigated within the quite a few chapters comprise: cultural democracy; intersubjectivity and the subconscious; globalization and the kingdom nation; eu citizenship; and the discourses on cultural coverage.
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The citizen role involves a range of forms of tacit knowledge, competence and takenfor-granted assumptions, all of which are overlooked in his account. Citizens must know how to engage in citizenship activities. They require basic working knowledge of the political system and skills in accessing and processing information, interpreting political talk and debating public issues. All of this must be contained in the taken-for-granted knowledge which comprises their (shared) lifeworld. Citizenship is not just about taking things for granted, of course.
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Culture and Citizenship (Politics and Culture series) by Nicholas Stevenson